Cape Town - Kenyan midfielder Anthony Akumu is set
to join Kaizer Chiefs on a three-year deal with Ghanaian midfielder
James Kotei heading in the opposite direction to Tanzanian side Young
Akumu, who was released by Zambian giants ZESCO at the beginning of
the year, has been heavily linked with a move to the Glamour Boys and
was spotted in the stands during the 3-0 victory over Highlands Park at
According to Goal, Akumu will sign a three-year contract at Naturena.
Kotei, who arrived at the beginning of the season from Tanzanian side
Simba FC, has failed to make a competitive appearance for the Amakhosi
and moves in the opposite direction to join Young Africans in order to
make space for one more foreign player in Akumu.
Chiefs fans will remember Akumu when he netted for ZESCO as they
knocked Chiefs out of the Confederation Cup play-off round last January.
The 27-year-old, who is a robust, reliable and no-nonsense ball-winning
central midfielder, has 38 caps for the Kenyan national team and is
said to be the country's best-kept secret.
- TeamTalk Media